Definition of unhedged in English:


Syllabification: un·hedged
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈhejd


  • 1Not bounded by a hedge: an unhedged field
  • 2(Of an investment or investor) not protected against loss by balancing or compensating contracts or transactions: the bank collapsed due to unhedged trading
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    • When the market has both, you invest broadly and unhedged.
    • With their well experienced managers, one or more of the 5 unhedged funds may surprise with some unexpected bear market gains.
    • This borrowing by financial and non-financial entities was largely unhedged and short-term leaving them highly vulnerable to exchange rate and maturity mismatch risks.

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